Biography of A. L. Bates
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A. L. BATES, lumber dealer and proprietor of a saw mill, was born near Oxford, Ohio, June 12, 1852; his father, Peter C., is a native of New Jersey, and his mother, Sarah A, (Brown), was born in Ohio; his parents now reside in Henry County, Ind. Our subject was reared and educated in his native State, after which he located at Anderson, Madison Co., Ind., and engaged in the manufacture of heading. This he successfully conducted three years, and then accepted a sewing machine agency, which position he filled two years; he then located at Middleton, Henry Co., Ind., where he engaged in saw milling, and subsequently removed his stock to Tipton, Ind., where he conducted this business for about two years; he then came to Sharpsville, where he purchased his present property; his mill is complete in every respect, and has a capacity to cut 10,000 feet of lumber per day; he is running a full force and is doing a good business, Mr. Bates was married in Henry County, Ind., in August, 1880, to Miss Maggie Groves of Indiana, They have one child - Clidy. Mr. Bates is a prominent citizen, and politically stands firm for the Democracy.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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